I Lost A Loved One To Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 91 People

    A couple years back I lost a dear childhood

    friend to leukemia and bone marrow cancer. Towards the end leading up to the end of her journey here we barely spoke. I regret not getting in touch with her after high school. She was someone I could run to when I needed a laugh or a good cry. Never judging. But like all High...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2016

    Didn't Get To Say Goodbye

    Today I found out that my cousin passed away this morning from brain cancer. I had an opportunity a few months ago to visit with him, but I couldn't bring myself to see him in that condition. Now I regret not having that last chance to tell him how much I loved him and say...
    marie220 marie220
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2010

    I’m feeling really horrible at the moment

    so prepare yourself for a rather depressing story. I just really need to write to my heart’s content right now, so I’m sorry if it’s “too much”. Three years ago, my dad was taken away from me by cancer. That son of a ***** always takes away the best people (sorry for...
    thatgirlwithapen thatgirlwithapen
    26-30, F
    Jul 13, 2014

    Eerie Easter Sunday

    The joy of watching my nieces and nephews hunting for Easter eggs was overshadowed by the fact that my stepmother was closing to dying of uterine cancer(she was diagnosed in September or October of 2011). The night before my sister explained to my older nephews that the doctors...
    ultrasensitive ultrasensitive
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 20, 2013

    Just One?

    i have lost many to cancer two grandfathers a grandmother and a great grandmother, friends, an uncle what a horrable thing to get cancer i watch them slowly die before my eyes but they never showed fear in the knowlage that they were dieing i never said good bye because i beleive...
    steve207 steve207
    31-35, M
    5 Responses Nov 13, 2012

    I Lost Both My Parents To Cancer.

    in 2004 I lost my dad to cancer. He wasnt a smoker and had a pretty healthy lifestyle but then it was found out that he had cancer of the joint and had to have his entire leg removed. After the cancer spread to his lungs he died. he was 54 years old. In January of 2010, my...
    poeticprincess2003 poeticprincess2003
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 9, 2011

    Sad Day

    I first found out that my favorite aunt had cancer when I was 13. It was heart breaking for us but we knew she was a survivor and could get through this just as she had so many other hard times in her life. She fought so hard for her children and family and her fight paid off...
    Katn30 Katn30
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2013

    Holes In The Floor Of Heaven

    There is a six letter word that nobody ever wants to here, whether it's for a loved one or for themselves. That six letter word is cancer. It is a foul word; six letters, two syllables, one feeling of terror. I think that hearing it for a loved one is more devastating that...
    katmonkie85 katmonkie85
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2012

    I'm so upset right now 💔 my uncle lost his

    fight with leukemia today:( he was an amazing person. When my dad got in motorcycle accident, he took me in while my dad was in icu. He did so much for my family during that time. I can never express how much it meant to me. We loved spongebob. So every time I'd go to his house...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2014
More Stories